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Spain gov't approves new restrictive abortion law

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20 Dec 2013
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Spain's conservative government approves tight restrictions on abortion

Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky

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Putin to pardon jailed tycoon Khodorkovsky
You are here                             FILE - In this Thursday Dec. 30, 2010 file photo Mikhail Khodorkovsky looks from behind a glass enclosure in a court room in Moscow, Russia. President Vladimir Putin says he will pardon jailed oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky after more than a decade in prison. Putin told reporters after his marathon news conference Thursday Dec. 19, 2013, that Khodorkovsky submitted an appeal for pardon and he intends to grant it. (AP Photo/Alexander Zemlianichenko Jr, File)...

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19 Dec 2013
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MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million

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MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million
You are here Home » AP Organization » MLB average salary up 5.4 percent to $3.39 million   Graphic shows average salaries in Major League Baseball from 1970-2013; 1c x 3 inches; 46.5 mm x 76 mm; 40.7143-74.006 NEW YORK (AP) — While the New York Yankees set another salary record, the Houston Astros had the lowest average in the major leagues in 14 years and the attention of the players' union. The overall big league average rose 5.4 percent this season to a record $3.39 million, according to the ann...

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19 Dec 2013
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Casey Anthony won't have to pay most of her debts

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19 Dec 2013
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Bankruptcy judge rules that Casey Anthony won't have to pay most of her debts

Insurers allow more time to pay under health law

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19 Dec 2013
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APNewsBreak: Health insurance industry says consumers have until Jan. 10 to pay first premium

NY financial firm announces $135M 9/11 settlement

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You are here Home » AP Party » NY financial firm announces $135M 9/11 settlement 40.7143-74.006 NEW YORK (AP) — Financial services firm Cantor Fitzgerald, which lost two-thirds of its employees in the Sept. 11 attacks, revealed a $135 million settlement with American Airlines and insurance carriers on Tuesday to a judge who said it will end the final airplane-focused case resulting from claims of wrongful death and personal injuries. The agreement averts a trial scheduled for next month, which mean...

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18 Dec 2013
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15 Dec 2013
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Texas coach Mack Brown is stepping down, Alamo Bowl will be his last game with Longhorns: -RJJ

Leader's uncle rose to No. 2 in North Korea

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Leader's uncle rose to No. 2 in North Korea
You are here Home » Chang Sung-taek » Leader's uncle rose to No. 2 in North Korea           FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2012 file photo provided by China's Xinhua News Agency, Jang Song Thaek, North Korea's vice chairman of the powerful National Defense Commission, attends the third meeting on developing the economic zones in North Korea, in Beijing. North Korean state media say Kim Jong Un's uncle has been executed, calling the leader's former mentor "worse than a dog." The announcement on Thursday ev...

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13 Dec 2013
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Cold dis-comfort: Antarctica set record of -135.8

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You are here Home » AP Geography » Cold dis-comfort: Antarctica set record of -135.8 38.8951-77.0364 WASHINGTON (AP) — Feeling chilly? Here's cold comfort: You could be in East Antarctica which new data says set a record for "soul-crushing" cold. Try 135.8 degrees Fahrenheit below zero; that's 93.2 degrees below zero Celsius, which sounds only slightly toastier. Better yet, don't try it. That's so cold scientists say it hurts to breathe. A new look at NASA satellite data revealed that Earth set a ...

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10 Dec 2013
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